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923702
  • Title
    'Arrest of Governor Bligh, Jan. 26, 1808: the original manuscript documents', 26 January 1808-11 April 1808
  • Creator
  • Call number
    Safe 4/5
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1808
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    923702
  • Issue Copy
    DigitisedMicrofilm : CY 2125, frames 141-156
    Copy print : Facsimile copies by the Govt. Printing Office, Sydney (ca.1890's), are available at A 1982 (CY 2062, frames 19-32)
  • Physical Description
    0.39 metres of textual material and 1 watercolour (1 box) - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    1. Requisition to Major Johnston from officers and settlers, 26 January 1808 asking him to arrest Bligh and assume command of the colony

    2. Letter to Major Johnston signed by 83 officers and settlers, 27 January 1808 thanking him for the part he played

    3. Watercolour sketch of the arrest of Governor Bligh by an unknown artist [formerly attributed to William Minchin]

    4. Deposition of M. Marlborough regarding the arrest, sworn before E. Abbott, J. P., 11 April 1808
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this manuscript collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Authors died more than 70 years ago - applies to unpublished textual material
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955 - applies to watercolour
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Originally catalogued at D 357
  • Creator/Author/Artist
  • Subject
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